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About Hartley House On The Canals

Hartley House is located in the beautiful town of St Francis Bay in the eastern cape. St Francis Bay is the jewel of the Garden Route and is situated approximately one hour from Port Elizabeth. It is the ideal place to start your journey into the incredible garden route or to come and relax and enjoy the wonders of St Francis Bay and surrounding areas.

Our beautiful Guest House has one of the most tranquil positions on the canals, brimming with wildlife and beautiful views, offering guests private rooms with their own entrances. All our rooms lead out onto a beautiful indigenous garden that flows down to the water's edge where you can sit and enjoy a freshly ground coffee at sunrise, spend your day lying in the sun reading a book, and end your day with a sundowner listening to the ocean sounds in the background.

Our beautiful rooms have private entrances, with en-suite shower and bath options. All beds are extra length and are top quality to ensure a wonderful night's sleep. Only 100% cotton percale linen is used and all rooms have tea/coffee facilities, hairdryers, heater blankets, Towels, guest amenities, televisions, and Wi-Fi.

Included in your stay is a breakfast voucher for the lovely Rambling Rose , Quayside restaurant or Bruce's coffee shop. 2 rooms are adjacent to each other and are perfect for people traveling with children. The house boasts a lovely protected patio with barbecue facilities available for guest use.

At Hartley house, we pride ourselves on making sure that our guests get to enjoy the exact type of holiday they want to. If you want to relax and unwind, you can spend the day pampering yourself at one of our local Spas. If you are a foodie you will be in your element as St Francis bay offers excellent cuisine, including fresh fish, local calamari, superb steaks, Greek food, Sushi, curries, and fine dining, having some of the best restaurants in South Africa, the choices are excellent. For the more adventurous and those looking for a surfing holiday, we are privileged to have some of the most famous surf breaks in the world on our doorstep... Bruces Beauties,

Hullets, Seal point, Seal Bay, and last but not least the world-famous Jeffrey's bay. If you don’t have surfboards or don’t like the hassle of traveling with them then you can rent one for the duration of your stay or just on a daily basis. For the colder days, we also have a range of wet-suits that you can hire too. If you are a beginner and want to learn to surf we can also arrange surf lessons with one of the local surfers.

Beach: All our rooms lead out onto a beautiful indigenous garden that flows down to the water's edge where you can sit and enjoy a freshly ground coffee at sunrise, and end your day with a sundowner listening to the ocean sounds in the background.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 3 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Vitality Collection
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Double bed
  • Iron and board
  • House Keeping
  • Mini fridge
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Surf
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Important Information

Check-In Time: 14:00.Check-Out Time: 10:00.

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          • Seals Seals Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Features:  King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite see more King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Lagoon views, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
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                  Reviews for Hartley House On The Canals

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                  Stephen Fautley
                  09 December 2021

                  I prefer a desk to work at, but managed otherwise.

                  SANDY MAHER
                  02 November 2021

                  nothing - was so lovely

                  Babalo Rubushe
                  01 July 2021

                  It was a great stay, what could be improved is to fast track the renovations of the braai area and maybe install air condition in the rooms so that when it's cold as it is now one can just switch on the heater.

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                  Hartley House On The Canals is 2.9km from the centre of St Francis Bay , the nearest airport 88.2km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling